How does the Jewish festival of Sukkot relate to spirituality in the harvest?
In pre-technological times, it was common to attribute the harvest to a god or goddess, or some other spiritual means. While farmers knew that they had to work hard, they also believed that their actions had a real-world effect on the harvest, and so took steps to live in accordance with their local religious beliefs. For Jews, the festival of Sukkot is the major harvest festival, and a...
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